O Hibs v Dundee Easter Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. (Buses 4. 5. 15. 42. 44)

0 St Mirren V Hearts Love Street. Paisley. 3pm. (10 mins from Gilmour St Station) FIRST DIVISION

0 Partlck Thistle v Baith Firhill. Glasgow. 3pm. (Buses 1.8. 21. 57. 60.61)


0 Queen’s Park v Alloa Hampden Park. Glasgow. 3pm. (2 mins from Mount Florida Station). History is being made in this division today. when Stirling play Stcnhouscmuir in the first ever league match on an artifical pitch at Annfield.


o Motor-Cycle Road Racing Championships East Fortune. East Lothian. Details from SACU (0501 42663).


O lngliston Royal Highland Showground. Edinburgh. Full programme of SF 1600 and 2000. sports and saloon events. Practice at 9.00am. racing at 1.30pm. Adults £3.50 (children free); transferto stands £1.50. Free parking.

0 Knockhill 1.30pm. Meanwhile. the bikes are in action at the Fife circuit. near Dunfermline. (Circuit Office 0383 723337).


Saturday 15-Thursday 20

0 World Netball ToumamenICrownpoint Sports Park. Crownpoint Street. Glasgow. Scotland‘s first chance to host this major international competition. running for two weeks and featuring 20competing nations. Season Tickets £55 (£38): this week only £27 (£17): Day £5.00 (£3); 15th £7 (£5). Details from SNA(0413325144).


Sunday 16-Friday 21

0 Dragon Gold Cup Jubilee Regatta Clyde Yacht Clubs Association. Glasgow. Details from RYA Scotland (031 226

SHEEP DOG TRIALS Wednesday 13-Saturday 15

0 Scottish National Trials Not strictlyour area. but anyone captivated by One Man and His Dog on TV. and not averse toa little travel. can enjoy a day out upthe road in Perthshire. at the Motor Museum in Doune.


0 Edinburgh Monarchs v Berwick Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. 7.15pm. £3.50/£3(£2/£1.50) National League.

Friday 14

0 Edinburgh Monarchs v Boston Powderhall Stadium (all details as above). National League.

STOCK CARS Saturday 8/Saturday 15

o Newtongrange Victoria Park. Newtongrange. 7pm. £2.50 (£1 ). Regular Saturday night action on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

TENNIS Monday 17-Sunday 23

0 Scottish National Championships Giffnock Tennis Club. Percy Drive. Giffnock. Glasgow. Details from SLTA (0312251284).

Saturday 15

0 Scottish National Championships (Ladies) Bellahouston Park. Glasgow. 10.45am. Part of the Glasgow Highland Gathering. Details from STOWA (0324 20768).


0 Theatre is listed by city first, then by venue. running in alphabetical order. Edinburgh Theatre is listed only up to 8 August. Thereafter Edinburgh theatres are involved in the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe - please see separate section.


0 CITIZENS Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D]. No theatre performances this issue.

0 CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—3pm. 6-8pm perf evgs. Bar/Cafe.

Pizzas and Pension Books Fri 14 & Sat 15 Aug. 8pm. £1 .25 (£1) liogwash Theatre Company present a tongue-in-cheek account of a pensioners‘ outing to a pizza and pie parlour.

0 DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. ()41 552 5827.

Private View Mon 3 Sat 8 Aug. 7.30pm. The first ever production by the new young Scottish Student Theatre Company. formed from this year‘s Scottish Student Drama Festival. This new play was developed by student playwright Mhairi Grealis. together with playwright Tom McGrath. and. telling the story of an aspiring artist. also features sculptures by young Scottish artists. It goes on to the Edinburgh Fringe. See Fringe Preview.

0 KING'S Bath Street. Box Office Mon—Sat

12 noon—6pm. 4 bars. [D] Phone Bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 2275511. Mon—Sat l0.30am—6.30pm. Blood Brothers Until Sat 8 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £6. £5. £4. £3. £2.50. Singer Kiki Dee takes on her first major theatre role in Willy Russell’s hugelysuccessful musical about twin brothers who live out a tragic prophecy made at their birth.

A Chorus Line Tues l l Sat 22 Aug. 7.30pm. Wed mat 2.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. Tickets £1 .50—£20. One singular sensation . . . Broadway‘s longest running musical arrives in Glasgow.

0 MITCHELL Granville Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat. 12 noon—6pm. Bar. Cafe. [D] Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm.

Some Like It Hot Tues 1 l Sat 15 Aug. 7.30pm. £3 (£1 .50concs weekdays). Mitchell Theatre for Youth. all seven—twenty year-olds. in the famous musical. Sec Kids.

0 PAVILION 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. Robert Halpem Every Thurs. Fri and Sat eve. until end August. 7.30pm. Thurs £2.50: Fri £3.25; Sat £4. The stage hypnotist returns to exercise his powers over his audience.

0 THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet.

No theatre performances this issue.

0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Look What We've Got Sun 9 Aug. 9.30pm. £3.50 (£3). Lip Service. female comic double act. in science fiction age comedy in which babies arrive in kits from mail order catalogues. See Edinburgh Fringe Preview.

Almost Persuaded Fri 14. Sat 15 Aug. 8pm. £2.50 (£2). The wonderful Annie Griffin in her solo show about country and western music and the sexual violence it assumes. See Edinburgh Fringe Preview. The Knight and the Body of the Dawn Tues 18 Aug. Installation: all day from 10am.

Performance: 7.30pm. £2. A unique event from the five-artist group Mutus Liber from Italy. See Panel.

0 TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—8pm. Cafe/Rest. Bar Tue—Thurs Noon—1 1pm; Fri and Sat Noon-midnight; Sun 12.30—11pm.

lt'sA Girl! Tue 4—Sun 9 Aug. 8pm. Members £3; non-members £4. Members‘. concs £3 (students. UB40s. OAPs. disabled). From Lancaster. Dukes Playhouse bring their acclaimed production ofJohn Burrows‘ a cappella musical play about five pregnant women taking on the powers that are trying to turn their area into a nuclear waste dump. Also at Edinburgh Fringe see Fringe Preview. While Rose Tue 11—Sun 16 Aug. 8pm. Prices as for It's/1 Girlf. United Artists revive Peter Arnott‘s immensely intelligent and moving play about Lily Litvak. the ‘White Rose'. Russian woman fighter pilot of World War II and the issues she confronted.

The Real Sounds of Africa Tue 18—Sun 23 Aug. 8pm. Prices as for It's A Girl.’ but no concessions. The exuberant 11-piece dance band from Zimbabwe who sold out on their last British tour and challenge you to sit still if you can.


0 BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D]

O KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street.229 1201. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D]

A Chorus Line Tue 21 July—Sat 8 Aug. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5. £7.50. £8. £9, £10. Opening night and all matinées. all seats £5; Mon—Thurs. ‘Students. OAPs. UB40s. disabled. children £2 off Stalls and Grand Circle seats; concs also for parties. Broadway‘s longest-ever running musical recently adapted. rather disappointingly. onto celluloid by Sir Richard Attenborough. comes to Edinburgh in a production directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett.

0 NETHERBOW 43 High Street. 5569579. Box office 10am—4.30pm; 7—9pm perf evgs.

Cafe. [D] [E]

O ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on pcrfevgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe. [D][E] (TheatreSaver Concession Cards cost £1 . last all year. give £1 off the full price each time you come for you and a friend - available to OAPs. UB40s. Students. disabled. under 24 railcard holders. YTS scheme and young people under 18).

The School for Scandal Until Thurs 6Aug. 7.45pm. £2.70—£6. TheatreSaver holders £1 off Summer Super Saver offer— reductions for those booking both shows


Bridging the gap between art and performance. Mutus Liber from Italy are a five-artist group who are making a unique one-day appearance in Glasgow at the Third Eye Centre on Tuesday 18 August. In ‘The Knight and the Body olthe Dawn’ they create an installation using coloured marble powder on the floor. together with lighting. and in the evening give a brief performance that further develops their theme, which pools their combined research of alchemical imagery and texts.

(School for Scandal and 'I'arruffr’). Richard Brinsley Sheridan‘s much-loved comedy of manners. A respectable but unremarkable production that begins very slowly but gathers speed and interest as the play progresses and features nice performances from Garry Stewart and Billy McElhaney. as the two brothers to whom there is more than meets the eye. and David MeKail as the uncle who reveals their true colours.

Tanufle Until Sat 8 Aug. 7.45pm. For ticket prices see School forScandal . Revival of Liz Lochhead’s wonderfully funny Scots adaptation of Moliere‘s classic comedy about hypocrisy. Andrew Dallmcyer. as the conman. oozes round the stage with the repellent fascination of something nasty creeping from the fridge. O THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [D][E].

O TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. 226 2633. Box office Tue—Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. 22 Market Street. Seats from £2. Sundays ALL SEATS £2 (non-members £2.50).

Man To Man Sat 8 Aug.9pm. Sun 9Aug. 6pm. Thereafter part ofTraverse Festival Programme. £5.50 (£3) Members‘ discounts available Please ring theatre. British premiere of a one-woman play by German writer Manfred Karge. performed by Tilda Swinton. Also on throughout Festival See Edinburgh Fringe Preview.

RESTAURANT: Tue—Sat (evenings only) Table D'Héte and a la carte menus

Wide range ofmeals available


BRASSERIE: Seven days: lunchtimes and evenings

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